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Death sentance is in my mind pointless. What makes us better than them if we Murder them to?. I dont give a rats ass here as there is no way you can convince me or justify the death sentance.
So you're willing to pay upwards of $50k a year to house these sickos for eternity? I'm glad you're willingly losing a chunk of your paycheck because it pisses me off They should have a checkbox for those of you that are willing to pay to house these individuals on your tax return. "Check here to donate $10k to house career criminals on death row."
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Is it me or is this sort of thing becoming a trend?
Cold cruel world. Rest easy little Zoe. That young man is a defective model, that's some sick blank.
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Death sentance is in my mind pointless. What makes us better than them if we Murder them to?. I dont give a rats ass here as there is no way you can convince me or justify the death sentance.

17 Year old kills 7 year old girl
We Kill the 17 year old for the Crime.

= Murder in both counts.

We would be no better than the killer and we would become the killer. Where the hell is the justice in that ?. Oh and for all the Christians please remember what is in the bible ''Thou shalt not kill'' !. Just thought I would throw that out there for the people before some start to contradict themselves lol.

I am glad us in the UK have evolved past the point of the death sentance.
I personally belive that we should keep the death penalty. I'm from Texas, so you know we use it down here.

And to back me up:

http://www.catholiceducation.org/art...on/re0461.html

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In the Old Testament the Mosaic Law specifies no less than thirty-six capital offenses calling for execution by stoning, burning, decapitation, or strangulation. Included in the list are idolatry, magic, blasphemy, violation of the sabbath, murder, adultery, bestiality, pederasty, and incest. The death penalty was considered especially fitting as a punishment for murder since in his covenant with Noah God had laid down the principle, "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in His own image" (Genesis 9:6). In many cases God is portrayed as deservedly punishing culprits with death, as happened to Korah, Dathan, and Abiram (Numbers 16). In other cases individuals such as Daniel and Mordecai are God's agents in bringing a just death upon guilty persons.
And i would put more, but that's enough. You can read the whole article if you want.
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There is something wrong with them to begin with. My friends and I played those games and NEVER did anything that stupid.
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It costs more to execute someone than to keep them in prison for life.

http://greensboropeerpressure.blogsp...lty-vs_03.html

http://lifeontherow.proboards83.com/...lay&thread=299


I think the prison and legal system need some work. You get different numbers depending on the state etc., but it is the covoluted legal system that adds most of the cost to the death penalty anyways.



edit: I have my own opinions on the death penalty, but I am not getting into them here. Just wanted to point out that death ain't cheap.
I don't have the time to read it all. But what I did read was just numbers from unofficial sources. I will read it all later. I just find that hard to believe.
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Whatever, they we're already crazy, they're just picking something to blame it on.
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I don't have the time to read it all. But what I did read was just numbers from unofficial sources. I will read it all later. I just find that hard to believe.

Me too when I first heard of it.

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In a 2003 report submitted to the General Assembly by a state Commission on the Death Penalty, the Division of Public Defender Services said the average cost of defending a death penalty case was $380,000. The agency also said the cases ranged from $101,870 to a little less than $1.1 million.

The Division of Public Defender Services said that the average cost of defending a case involving life imprisonment with no possibility of release was $202,365 with a cost range from $85,540 to $320,580.

from: http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99836


It is different in each case, but from what i have seen, it is mainly the legal fees. It is obviously harder and more time consuming to convince a jury to sentance to death than life.
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I'm sorry but... accidents happen. Should let the girl off with no charges at all.

Kid's rough-house sometimes. One died, and that's very sad but, if this were a football injury, and not a mortal kombat injury no one would care
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Who still plays Mortal Kombat?
I do. But I play only Mortal Kombat 2 and Mortal Kombat 3 running on Dosbox.
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Great, next thing you know Americans are going to blame Japanese Dramas for showing violence against women. Did you know 7 out of 10 J-Dramas the man beats the s*** out of their women? Americans love to blame, because blame = imma sue your ass = and sueing = $$$.

Lets see....McDonalds coffee too hot? I'm a SUE YOU! McDonalds made me fat? I'm a SUE YOU! Don't you just love it?

Mortal Kombat killed my kids! I'm a SUE YOU! Wait, Mortal Kombat has been dead for years, s***, we messed up and now we lost a kid, damnit! I told you we should've blamed GTAIV!!!
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